‘P-Valley’ actor wants the South to air its ‘dirty laundry’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 20, 2020 10:43 AM CT | Published: July 20, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>&ldquo;At the time, I was teaching full-time at Crosstown High School,&rdquo; actor Bertram Williams (at his Castalia Heights home July 18, 2020) said of the moment when he got a recurring role on the Starz drama 'P-Valley.'</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

“At the time, I was teaching full-time at Crosstown High School,” actor Bertram Williams (at his Castalia Heights home July 18, 2020) said of the moment when he got a recurring role on the Starz drama 'P-Valley.' (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Bertram Williams Jr. landed a role on Starz drama "P-Valley" while working as a high school teacher in Memphis. He says the show, based on a fictional Mid-South strip club, tackles taboos that audiences should address head-on.

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